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NCLEX Nutrition

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. What vitamin can helps with blood clotting?






2. Where can you find good sources of vitamin K?






3. What foods have high quality protein?






4. What does DASH stand for?






5. How much more calories are needed for pregnancy?






6. How much vegetables are to be eaten per day?






7. What problem may occur if vitamin K deficient?






8. What foods are good sources of carbohydrates?






9. How much fruit is to be eaten/day?






10. What is normal BMI?






11. What water soluble vitamins are easily excreted from body?






12. What are the 5 major functions of vitamins?






13. What type of people need extra protein?






14. When does BMR decrease?






15. Food freqency questionnaire is used over this time period to track nutrients not consumed daily






16. Sources of fats






17. If fat intake is insufficient then expect these medical problems






18. What is RDA of protein?






19. Waist circumference correlates apple versus pear body type and reflects risk pattern for disease






20. When does BMR increase?






21. What foods are needed for pellegra - dermatitis - diarrhea - and dementia?






22. What is the function of vitamin C?






23. If a patient. was riboflavin B2 deficient what foods are good sources of B2?






24. If inadequate amounts of protein can lead to this






25. Insufficient intake of carbohydrate results in these two nutrients being used as energy






26. What orange vegetables are good to eat?






27. How many calories/gram is protein?






28. What type of albumin levels will show malnutrtion?






29. What blood levels are checked for decrease in iron?






30. What is the function of vitamin E?






31. How many cal/gram are carbohydrates?






32. Promote normal metabolism - and prevent this nutrient from being used for energy






33. How much meat/beans should be eaten?






34. If patient. has beriberi - or wernicke korsakoff syndrome what type of foods would be needed?






35. How much milk is to be consumed per day?






36. Fats are needed for proper absorption of these vitamins






37. What is normal albumin levels?






38. What are healthy sources of fats?






39. What type of fat is to kept to an all time low for consumption?






40. What milk products are avoided in the pyramid and not a good supply of calcium?






41. Where can you get more vitamin D?






42. What foods are needed for this deficiency of nutritional anemia - or neural tube defects?






43. How much grains are to be eaten per day?






44. These nutrients required for proper growth - development - body repair - fluid and electrolyte balance - produce enzymes - hormones and antibodies






45. What illness is a direct result of vitamin D deficiency?






46. Name six sources of grains






47. Protein stores show short term changes of which lab value






48. What type of patients are to utilize nutritional screening initiatives NSI?






49. How much sodium may be consumed per day?






50. This tool assesses each body system for nutrent excess or deficiency